Research Grant Review Committee

The Research Grant Review Committee (RGRC) will be appointed to manage the peer review process to ensure fairness, transparency and to ensure recommendations for funding achieve the Trust's SCORE objectives.

The Committee will be tasked with judging how well funding applications meet the Trust's criteria, prior to making recommendations to the Executive.

Current members of Research Grant Review Committee

Chair: Dr Patrick Harrison, Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiology, University of Cork, Ireland

Vice Chair: Professor Paul McNamara; Professor in Child Health, University of Liverpool and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, 

  • Professor Miguel Cámara; Professor of Molecular Microbiology, University of Nottingham 
  • Lizzy Molyneux, Parent Representative 
  • Laura Taylor, CF community Representative
  • Candice King, CF community Representative
  • Aoife Breen, CF community Representative
  • Professor Carl Smythe; Professor of Molecular Cell Biology, University of Sheffield  
  • Dr Martin Welch; Senior Lecturer in Microbiology, Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Jo Fothergill, Reader in Microbiology, University of Liverpool
  • Professor Isabelle Sermet-Gaudelus, Professor of Paediatrics and Head of the Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Centre, Hospital Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France
  • Dr Gemma Stanford, HEE/NIHR Clinical Doctoral Fellow Specialist Physiotherapist in Adult Cystic Fibrosis, Royal Brompton Hospital
  • Dr Malcolm Brodlie, Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Respiratory Physician; NIHR Integrated Academic Training Programme Lead, Newcastle University
  • Professor Susanne Häußler, Head of the Department of Molecular Bacteriology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany
  • Richard Hoey, Cystic Fibrosis Trust Trustee representative
  • Dr Lucy Allen, Director of Research and Healthcare Data, Cystic Fibrosis Trust Representative

Take a look at the Terms of Reference and Conflict of Interest Policy

Research we fund

The Trust is committed to funding and supporting cutting-edge research to find new and better treatments for cystic fibrosis.

Research stategy

Find out about our research priorities and how and when we are allocating funding to meet these requirements and have the greatest impact on cystic fibrosis research.

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